A French police officer working for an intelligence agency has been arrested for selling confidential data on the dark web, ZDNet reports. The officer has been accused of selling sensitive documents in exchange for bitcoin to cybercriminals and the location information of rival gang members. The officer allegedly informed the dark web patrons whether law enforcement officials had been tracking them. Officials were able to track down and recover some of the sold documents. The suspect, whose online alias was revealed to be Haurus, faces up to seven years in prison.
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